View saved YouTube videos - PC, Android or iOS

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YouTube is the most popular platform for music and video on mobile devices and computers since colloquially it is a world music library, through it all artists position themselves in their art, as well as being able to reach millions of users in the world for free.

Likewise, the application or the web is characteristic of many functions that allow you to have a better user experience and that makes it special, among others, the favorite of users.



How to watch videos saved on YouTube one more time

Designed for your convenience so that you can save a YouTube video and watch it again, the platform offers the option 'Look later', a kind of playlist of the videos you want so that later you can find them more quickly and easily. You can add as many videos as you want to the list, they will be sorted by the date you add them.

In other words, if you are playing a video and suddenly you are dealing with something else and you cannot keep watching it, or someone else has just caught your attention in the list of recommendations you want to see later, you can save in a list of » See later »in  so as not to lose it.

Ways to use YouTube Watch Later

The function 'Look later'  It is available for all versions of the YouTube platform, so no matter where you log in from, you can still save a video to watch it on another occasion.

Using the PC

To save a video and watch it later from your PC you need to:

  1. Go to YouTube on your computer.
  2. Log in at the top left, with your Gmail email and password
  3. Once logged in, in the magnifying glass of the upper central bar, find the name of the video you want to see and select it.
  4. Once the video is playing, some options appear at the bottom of the display screen, look for "Add to".
  5. Then, in the drop-down menu, search for "Watch Later".

To view them later in your browser:



  1. At the top left of the main YouTube interface is a button with 3 vertical stripes ≡
  2. Look in the "Watch Later" drop-down menu towards the end.

From iOS devices

IOS devices also have the integrated YouTube app and its function " Look later ».

  1. Launch the app from your mobile or iOS device
  2. Find the video you want to play and before opening it, select the three vertical dots፧ that appear next to the video thumbnail.
  3. In the drop-down menu, select "Add to watch later".

To view it later on your iPhone:

  1. At the top left of the main YouTube interface is a button with 3 vertical stripes ≡
  2. Look in the "Watch Later" drop-down menu towards the end.

With Android

Similarly, to save a video from an Android mobile you have to:

  1. Open the app and find the video you want to save.
  2. At the bottom of the display screen, search for "Save".
  3. When you select it automatically, it is saved in the "Watch Later" folder by default.

To view it later:

  1. At the bottom of the application, in the options bar, search for "library".
  2. In the drop-down menu, search for "Watch Later" .

Ways to sort videos saved on YouTube

For a very short time, the platform YouTube has granted permissions to each user in so that he can change the order of his playlist to his liking, this to please and improve the user experience, so that everyone can control what they want to see and the way.



By default, the order of the lists is always defined by a reverse chronological order, meaning they will be shown first recently added videos.

The manual way to sort saved videos from both computer and mobile phone is:

  1. Opening the playlist
  2. Posing over a video until you see a gray shadow
  3. Then you can drag and drop them in the order you want.

However, there are other formats so that the order of the videos is automatically adjusted within the application; from the playlist at the top left look for 'sort by'.


upload date

After opening the drop-down menu, you can choose to order by » Previous creation date »," Most recent creation date "in  according to your preferences and comfort.

Most popular

Sorting by most popular will reflect other users' rating and viewing in a video, the one with the most will be first in the list.

Publication date

The publication date of each video also influences the organization you want to give it, to locate a list with the most recent dates in which the video was published on the platform by the creator user.

Is it possible to save a video in the gallery?

Unless you have a premium YouTube account, you cannot download a video directly from the official website or its application for Android or iOS, so you will have to resort to others External apps which can help you solve this action.


Among the most popular and associated with the original platform is YouTube Go, an application that allows you to download videos and music directly from the platform as if you were on YouTube principale, if you have sufficient permissions to proceed with the download.

Likewise, there are Google extensions like Video DownloadHelper which is completely free and easy to use from the browser. For Android phones, the best tool to download YouTube videos in the gallery is the free and very complete Snaptube application to download videos in any resolution.

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